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Denarius with head of Roma

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Obverse: Head of Roma right, wearing winged helmet. Behind: X Reverse: The Dioscuri on horseback charging right. Inscribed on tablet below: ROMA

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Roman, Republican Period, about 211–208 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 4.31 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

00.281

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins